Party affiliation: Liberal Party
President, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Nordic Council for Adult Education, 1975. Member, Danish Pari. (Folketing), 1972-1973, 1975-1977. Minister of Education, 1973-1975.
Member of the European Parliament, 1979-: Vice Chairman, LDR (Liberal Democratic and Reformist) Group, 1979-1989. Member, Economic and Monetary Affairs and Industrial Policy Committee, Substitute, since 1989. Member, Social Affairs, Employment and Working Environment Committee, since 1989.
Vice Chairman, Israel delegation, since 1984.